You can add and configure license servers using the Realtime License Servers tab in the Administration page.
The Realtime License Servers page lists information for all currently configured license servers in the Realtime License Servers grid, including:
|License Server||Display name for the license server.|
|Hostname||Hostname of the license server. If the license server is configured to be redundant (three servers are used) this is the hostname of the main license server.|
|Port||The port to use for the license server. If the license server is configured to be redundant (three servers are used) this is the port for the main license server.|
|Lic Manager||The license manager type (can be any supported license manager).|
|Status||The status of the configuration.|
|Redundant||An icon showing one computer indicates that the license server configuration is not redundant. An icon showing three computers indicates the license server configuration is redundant.|
In the grid, you can do the following:
- To edit an existing license server configuration, click the edit icon for the license server you want to change.
- To add and configure a new license server, click the Add New button at the bottom of the Realtime License Servers grid.
- To delete a license server configuration, click the Delete icon in the row for the license server you want to remove. When you delete a license server configuration, all associated data (usage, denials, features, etc.) are permanently removed. The Delete operation cannot be undone.
When you create a new configuration or edit an existing configuration, the can specify the following settings.
|Name||The name for the license server that will be displayed in License Statistics. This can be any descriptive, unique name that helps you identify the license server in License Statistics pages. |
|License Manager Type|
The type of license manager you are using for the license server. This selection list includes all supported license managers.
|Query Tool Path |
The path to the license manager's query tool, which is specific to the license manager being used, as follows:
The path is filled in automatically; edit the path if needed.
|Vendor daemon name|
The vendor daemon name for the license server. This entry cannot contain spaces or special characters, except underscores, hyphens and periods.
Applicable only for FlexNet and RLM license manager types.
|Hostname ||The license server hostname. This entry cannot contain spaces or special characters, except underscores, hyphens and periods.|
|Port Number||The license server port number. This entry defaults to 6200 for LM-X license manager.|
Check this box to specify that redundant servers are being used (for example, in LM-X you would check Redundant if you are using HAL). When Redundant is checked, you must enter the hostname and port number for all three servers.
Applicable only for LM-X, FlexNet, BetaLM, IBM LUM, and GNS license manager types.
|Query Interval||License Statistics data update interval in minutes. You can select 1, 2, 5, or 10 minutes as the update interval. The 1-minute interval should be used only for testing purposes.|
|Reader Timeout||Timeout setting for reader (Windows only) in seconds. Leave this box unchecked to indicate that there is no timeout.|
|Anonymous Usernames/Anonymous Hostnames||Make users and hosts anonymous in database and HTML output (normally used to protect users for legal reasons, as is required in some countries).|